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P. praelongus occurs throughout temperate parts of the northern Hemisphere. It is widespread but usually scarce throughout Europe, from France and the UK north to the Faroe Islands and Iceland through Scandinavia and the Baltic States east to eastern Russia and Japan. It is widespread throughout European Russia. In the south, it occurs from Bulgaria and Turkey east through the Caucasus and Mongolia to China, but is absent from the Mediterranean Basin. It also occurs in northern and western North America south to central Mexico.